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The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a dynamic, international institution serving the countries
of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Its faculties offer a wide range of undergraduate, masters and
doctoral programmes in Humanities and Education, Pure and Applied Sciences, Science and
Agriculture, Engineering, Law, Medical Sciences and the Social Sciences. At 65 years old, the
institution represents the oldest of its kind within the region and has been responsible for producing
outstanding leaders who have aided in catapulting regional development. In furtherance of its
mission to propel the economic, social, political, and cultural development of West Indian society
through Teaching, Research, Innovation, Advisory and Community Services, and Intellectual
Leadership. The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus invites applications from
suitably qualified persons to fill the positions of:


Applicants must have a PhD in Environmental or Analytical Chemistry and research interests
in water quality in both terrestrial and marine environments. The successful candidate must have a
strong record of research and publications and the ability to teach and contribute to the
development of analytical and environmental chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate
levels. He/she will also be required to coordinate the undergraduate Environmental Chemistry


Applicants must have a PhD in an area of Materials Chemistry. The successful candidate must
have a demonstrated record of research and publications and, in addition to teaching and course
development in his/her area of specialization at the undergraduate and graduate levels, will be
expected to participate in the delivery of introductory chemistry courses.


Applicants must have a PhD in Theoretical/Computational Chemistry or in a closely related
area of Physical Chemistry. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of research
and publications. He/she will be expected to develop and teach course modules in Computational
Chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to participate in the delivery of
introductory chemistry courses.


Applicants must also be good team players with leadership skills. Excellent communication skills are
essential, as is a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, service and technology
application in the classroom. He/she should be innovative, committed, hardworking and enthusiastic
with excellent subject knowledge and a sound understanding of the latest student-centered teaching
techniques. He/she must also possess a genuine interest in helping students and the ability to work
effectively as a member of a team. Experience in developing and delivering programmes and
courses by distance or online at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels will be an advantage.


The successful candidates will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their
respective areas of specilization, take part in curriculum development, be involved in interdisciplinary
collaboration, develop innovative research and supervise students at the undergraduate and
postgraduate levels. The successful candidates will also be expected to make a significant
contribution to the department's’ research output, to undertake an appropriate teaching and
administrative load, and to take part in outreach activities.


The successful candidates are expected to assume duties on August 1, 2016.

Applicants are required to submit curriculum vitae (inclusive of a statement on teaching and
research interests) giving full particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses
of three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) and copies of
academic qualifications. These should be sent by electronic mail to for
the attention of the Director, Human Resource Management Division, The University of the
West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7.

The final date for receipt of applications is March 23, 2016.

  Submit a CV to the Human Resource Department for employment consideration.




The Department of Chemistry, University of the West  Indies, Mona is seeking highly motivated, competent and organized graduates to fill the role of Undergraduate Laboratory Instructor (Demonstrator) for the upcoming Academic Year.


The primary purpose of an undergraduate laboratory instructor is to provide guidance that helps students develop their problem-solving abilities and become proficient in relevant experimental techniques. Instructors will also be responsible for grading the lab assignments submitted by students and providing constructive feedback.


In turn, participation in the undergraduate laboratory instructor programme gives talented graduates the opportunity to engage in Chemistry instruction at the undergraduate level as well as develop lab management skills.


 Interested persons are asked to email an application letter which should include your career goals as well as an up-to-date resume to the Department’s Chief Laboratory Technologist, Mrs. Cross-Gordon at

In your email please indicate the following:


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